APPLY FOR HEAD START

Eligibility Information

  • Live in Morris County

  • Children ages birth to 5 years

  • Pregnant women

  • Household Income & Size

  • Special Circumstances (Needs)

    • Foster child

    • Homeless family

    • TANF/SSI Recipients

    • Children with disabilities

What you need for enrollment

  • Proof of income within the last 30 days (Pay stubs, W-2, TANF/SSI, Self-employment)

  • Child’s Immunization Record

  • Medical Information

  • Age verification for child

What you need to register

  • Age verification for child

  • Child’s Immunization Record

  • Proof of Income – Pay stubs, W-2, TANF/SSI letter, self-employment, etc.

2021 POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR THE 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Number of Family Members: 1

Eligibility Criteria

Monthly Income

 $1,073

Annual Income

$12,880

OR

Number of Family Members: 2

Eligibility Criteria

Monthly Income

$1,452

Annual Income

$17,420

OR

Number of Family Members: 3

Eligibility Criteria

Monthly Income

$1,830

Annual Income

$21,960

OR

Number of Family Members: 4

Eligibility Criteria

Monthly Income

$2,208

Annual Income

$26,500

OR

Number of Family Members: 5

Eligibility Criteria

Monthly Income

$2,587

Annual Income

$31,040

OR

Number of Family Members: 6

Eligibility Criteria

Monthly Income

$2,965

Annual Income

$35,580

OR

Number of Family Members: 7

Eligibility Criteria

Monthly Income

$3,343

Annual Income

$40,120

OR

Number of Family Members: 8

For families/households with more than 8 persons,

add $4,540 annually or $378 monthly for each additional person.

Monthly Income

$3,722

Annual Income

$44,660

OR

Locations

Dover Head Start - Organizational Headquarters

18 Thompson Ave

Dover, New Jersey 07801

Administration: (973) 989-1430
Admission/Social Services: (973) 989-9052
Fax: (973) 328-3306

Head Start Center at Central Avenue Complex

1 Medical Drive

Morris Plains, NJ 07950

Administration: (973) 989-1430

Admission/Social

Services: (973) 989-9052

Fax: (973) 328-3306

Head Start at Duffy Elementary School

137 East Central Avenue

Wharton, NJ 07855

Administration: (973) 989-1430

Admission/Social

Services: (973) 989-9052

Fax: (973) 328-3306

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